The Kelly Library collects resources to support the programs of the Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology. The collection includes documentaries and feature films with ecological themes.
PN 1997 .B339 1994 DVD
96 minutes; released 1994.
A nature film shot on six continents in 24 countries. Baraka captures the planet's glories and violent calamities.
GC11.2 .B58 2002 DVD
4 discs, total 392 minutes
An eight-part BBC series about the natural history of the Earth's oceans. Narrated by David Attenborough.
TC426 .C377 2006 DVD
4 half-hour episodes
This series looks at efforts in Canada and Kenya to find sustainable solutions to the problem of water scarcity.
E98 .S7 C6 1991 VHS
82 minutes, released 1991.
A documentary concert by Native North Americans about spiritual existence and environmental protection. Speakers from the Iroquois Confederacy, singers, drummers, and dancers from Alaska to Mexico, are some of the traditional and contemporary performers. In Iroquoian and English languages.
E98 .S7 C63 1992 VHS
The Iroquois reminds us through their music that we must defend and protect the environment. For use by the University of Toronto only. In Iroquoian and English languages.
BT695.5 .W37 2004 VHS
60 minutes; released 2004.
Bishop Kallistos Ware lectures on Eastern Orthodoxy and the ecological crisis.
GF41 .E27 2009 DVD
6 discs; 36 (30 minute) lectures
BT695.5 .E34 2008 DVD
An examination of the role of humans as stewards of God's creation. Produced by the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.
GF75 .E44 2008 DVD
92 minutes; released 2007.
Leonardo DiCaprio explores the indelible footprint that humans have left on this planet and the catastrophic effects of environmental neglect and abuse, and calls for restorative action through a reshaping of human activity.
E99 .I7 I73 2001 VHS
A film by Danny Beaton, a Mohawk of the Turtle Clan, of Iroquois people speaking on environmental issues. In English and Iroquoian languages.
GE197 .I846 2006 DVD
Bll Moyers talks with conservative evangelical Americans about the moral and biblical obligation to care for the environment.
GF21 ,K44 1996 DVD
This inspirational video calls on everybody to serve as good stewards of the natural world. Prominent scientists and religious leaders offer their perspectives on the need to protect our environment and the diverse species that share it.
E99 .M8 M6 1999 VHS
Danny Beaton depicts the traditional teachings and beliefs of noted Mohawks. The women and men speak of medicines, the great law of peace, and keeping our world sacred for the future seven generations that will come.
E99 .O58 O74 2006 DVD
Bill Moyers interviews Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons about the spiritual basis of his environmentalism.
DF901 .P27 P37 1991 VHS
A documentary about the Greek island of Patmos, showing the relationship between the Book of Revelation and challenges to the environment.
BS1237 .R437 2006 DVD (Season 1)
BS1237 .R4372 2006 DVD (Season 2)
13 episodes, each 23 minutes
A television series about spectacular gardens and the lives of those who tend them.
E99 .S3 S4 2002 VHS
Filmed on the Six Nations reserve near Grand River, Ontario, this video looks at the spiritual nourishment given by First Nations people to non-Native people "in the same way we provided physical nourishment to the people on the Mayflower and Columbus's voyages". Directed by Mohawk environmentalist activist, Danny Beaton.
BL65 .N35 S689 2004 DVD
Bill Moyers interviews Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Native American scholars about the human need to see nature as sacred.
BX4700 .L7 C667 2004z DVD
Environmental activist Father Thomas Berry discusses spirituality, humanity and our connection with the natural world. Included on the DVD The Company: Inigo and his Jesuits.
BT695.5 .T46 2002 DVD
Environmental activist Father Thomas Berry discusses his view of the universe as a cosmic liturgy.